Definition of Genus Silvia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Sylviidae: warblers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sylviidae, Sylviidae
Member holonyms: Blackcap, Silvia Atricapilla
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Silvia
Literary usage of Genus Silvia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by Neville Wood, William Holl, Edward Mammatt (1836)
"I shall here give Blyth's remarks on the generic name of the genus Silvia:—" I have termed the genus by the English name, ..."